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Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni

Celebrating Distinguished Alumni

CSULB's highest alumni honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award is bestowed annually in each College by the CSULB Alumni Association. This award recognizes our alumni who have an exemplary record of distinction and success in their chosen fields, have a proven record of impactful leadership and enduring service to their communities and society at-large, and demonstrated pride and support for The Beach.

The CSULB Alumni Association is proud to acknowledge this year’s recipients.

View the 2018 President's Distinguished Service Awardee and Outstanding Professor, Staff, and Graduates

2018 Distinguished Alumni Recipients:

 

College of the Arts

Caryn Desai

caryn desai
1986, B.A. Performance Acting and Directing
Artistic Director/Producer for International City Theatre

College of Business Administration

John Palmer

JOHN M. PALMER III
1977, B.S. Accountancy
Financial and Operations Consultant

College of Education

Audrey Yamagata-Noji

AUDREY YAMAGATA-NOJI
1974, B.A. Psychology

1975, M.S. Counseling

Vice President, Student Services, Mt. San Antonio College

College of Engineering

Jim Green

JIM GREEN
1985, B.S. Computer Science and Engineering
General Manager - IT Service Delivery, Chevron

College of Health and Human Services

JOYCE CAPELLE

JOYCE CAPELLE
1976, B.A. Geography
1983, M.P.A. Public Administration
CEO, Crittenton Services for Children and Families in Southern California

College of Liberal Arts

BONNIE LOWENTHAL

BONNIE LOWENTHAL
1987, Master of Business Administration
Assemblymember, State of California (Ret.); Commissioner, Port of Long Beach

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

MAX MARTINEZ

MAX B. MARTINEZ
1978, B.S. Biology
Dentist and Owner of Max B. Martinez, DDS, FAGD, FACD